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Virginia Authors Collection

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Virginia Authors Collection, circa 1950s-1970s | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Virginia Authors Collection, circa 1950s-1970sAdd to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-158

Primary Creator: Norfolk Public Library (Va.) (1894-)

Extent: 9.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in alphabetical order by last name of author.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: American literature--Virginia, Authors, American Virginia

Forms of Material: Book jackets, Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence, Fliers (printed matter), Manuscripts, Pamphlets, Plays (performed works), Poems, Résumés (personnel records), Short stories, Speeches (documents)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Original manuscripts for previously published materials, copies of newspaper clippings, and letters.

Subject/Index Terms

American literature--Virginia
Authors, American Virginia

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Acquisition Source: Various

Preferred Citation: Virginia Authors Collection, MSS 0000-158, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed May to October 2015.


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Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Fitzgerald, Paula, 1978, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Play, "Joseph", 1978 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
"A story of hope, a play in three acts, based on Genesis with direct quotations."
Item 2: Play, "My Eldest Son", undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Fitzgerald, Paula, 1979, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Play, "I, Prince Tudor, Wrote Shakespeare", 1979 October 24Add to your cart.
Title of the play taken from the book with the same title written by Margret Barsi-Greene.
Item 2: Play, "The Council", undatedAdd to your cart.
"A play in three acts."
Item 3: Play, "Child of Promise", undatedAdd to your cart.
"A play in three acts about the greatest event in the history of man since Adam."
Folder 3: Fitzgerald, Paula, 1977-1980, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Play, "Peace Without Victory", 1977Add to your cart.
"A three-act play about Woodrow Wilson and his love for his second wife, Edith."
Item 2: Play, "Young Michael", 1979 February 10Add to your cart.
First draft version of this "play in three acts about the Christ Consciousness made manifest in the earth."
Item 3: Play, "A Nation Under God", 1980Add to your cart.
First draft version, with missing scenes, of this "play in three acts about Abraham Lincoln...a man who stood between divided opinions and a divided nation...a man who gave everything he had to give for the preservation of a nation under God."
Item 4: Play, "Jonah", undatedAdd to your cart.
"A play in two acts about the infinite love of God...based on the Book of Jonah from the King James Version of the Bible."
Folder 4: Franco, Eloise, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "ODE", undatedAdd to your cart.
Poem set to music for Male Chorus and Symphonic Band by Johan Franco.
Folder 5: Free, Ann Cottrell, 1963-1970, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Book Jacket, "Forever the Wild Mare", undatedAdd to your cart.
Book jacket includes a summary of the plot and an About the Author feature on Free.
Item 2: Clippings, Various tributes to Free, 1963 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Four newspaper clippings dating from October 13-20, 1963 photocopied onto the front and back of one sheet, all featuring acclaim for Free's contributions and book Forever the Wild Mare. Articles: "Race Horse Is Star of Book" by Meryle Secrest, from The Washington Post, Sunday October 13, 1963; "News reporter' wife wins award, tribute for new book" from The Birmingham News, Sunday October 20, 1963; "A Tribute to Ann Cottrell Free" from a Congressional Record o remarks made by Kenneth A. Roberts in the House of Representatives on October 17, 1963; "Characters Search for Author Ended" by Ellen Key Blunt from The Washington Post October 14, 1963.
Item 3: Clipping, "30,000-Year-Old Horse Stars in New Book", 1963 October 28Add to your cart.
Article clipped from the Richmond News Leader, written by Rose Bennett, regarding Free's book Forever the Wild Mare.
Item 4: Manuscript, "Isabella Says 'No': the Story of the True Wild Horse", undatedAdd to your cart.
Unfinished and uncorrected manuscript with a note from the author mentioning the last 31 pages are missing and the complete or corrected version will be sent later.
Item 5: Manuscript, "Untitled", 1963 December 12Add to your cart.
Manuscript of article labeled "For Release December 12, 1963" about Free and her receipt of the 1963 Albert Schweitzer Medal of the Animal Welfare Institute. Manuscript is attached to a black and white photograph of Free with a puppy. Article release in The Evening Star, Washington D.C., under title "Ann Free Receives Award."
Item 6: Clipping, "Ann Free Receives Award", 1963 December 12Add to your cart.
Newspaper article from The Evening Star, Washington D.C. about Free's receipt of the Albert Schweitzer Medal of the Animal Welfare Institute.
Item 7: Clippings, Various newspaper articles by Free, 1965Add to your cart.
Four newspaper articles from the Washington Post written by Free, dating from April 15 to July 24, 1965, clipped and photocopied onto two sheets. Accompanied by a note from the author. Articles: "Why We Listened to 'Silent Spring'," April 15, 1965; "Year of Wistaria, Evocative Vine," May 15, 1965; "Academic Honor, Political Burden," June 10, 1965; "The Gentle World of the Naturalist," July 24, 1965.
Item 8: Manuscript, "The Great Awakening", 1969 April 13Add to your cart.
Manuscript of the article "The Great Awakening" from This Week magazine.
Item 9: Article, "The Great Awakening", 1969 April 13Add to your cart.
Copy of article from This Week magazine.
Item 10: Clipping, "Memorial is Triumph for Carson Admirers", 1970 August 5Add to your cart.
Newspaper article from The Evening Star, Washington D.C., written by M. M. Flatley about the institution of the Rachel Carson Refuge and Free's actions in the initiative for the institution of this memorial.
Folder 6: Grunwald, Stefan, 1968Add to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "A Biography of Johann Michael Moscherosch (1601-1669)", 1968Add to your cart.
Pages one through 77 of the manuscript of the book A Biography of Johann Michael Moscherosch (1601-1669).
Folder 7: Grunwald, Stefan, 1968-1969, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Manuscript, "A Biography of Johann Michael Moscherosch (1601-1669)", 1968-1969Add to your cart.
Pages 78 through the completion of the manuscript of the book A Biography of Johann Michael Moscherosch (1601-1669).
Item 2: Notes, "Untitled", undatedAdd to your cart.
Research notes for the book A Biography of Johanna Michael Moscherosch (1601-1669). German and English.
Folder 8: Haines, John, 1970Add to your cart.
Item 1: Poem, "Love Among the Oranges", 1970 August 23Add to your cart.
One handwritten and one typed manuscript of the poem "Love Among the Oranges."
Folder 9: Hainsworth, Edna Reed, 1969, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Clipping, "Season of Memories", 1969 December 24Add to your cart.
Newspaper clipping of an article from the Virginian-Pilot regarding Hainsworth's life and poetry accompanied by a poem written by Hainsworth titled "To Our Senior Citizens."
Item 2: Poem, "I'm Fishing For Trout", undatedAdd to your cart.

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